GOP Sen. Susan Collins supports codifying Roe v. Wade abortion protections into law

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WASHINGTON — Liberal Republican Sen. Susan Collins from Maine, Roe v. Wade’s safety, his office said Wednesday.

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Collins spokeswoman Annie Clark told Granthshala: “Senator Collins supports abortion rights and believes the protections in Roe and Casey’s decisions should be passed into law. She spoke with her colleagues about this. Have had some talks and are ready for further discussion.” News in one email.

The remarks come hours after the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a major case that experts believe could undo the landmark 1973 judgment and subsequent precedents that sought to terminate a pregnancy. To protect a woman’s right.


But Collins opposes the House-passed Women’s Health Protection Act, which Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D.N.Y., has promised will get him a vote in the Senate.

She favors a more limited edition.

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“Unfortunately, House Democrats’ bill goes far beyond codification Roe deer And How, For example, their legislation would seriously undermine the protections offered to health care providers who refuse to perform abortions on religious or moral grounds,” Clark said.

Even if the Senate had a majority to codify abortion rights, such a bill would be subject to the 60-vote rule. There are currently no 50 Senate votes to weaken the filibuster, nor 60 votes to establish abortion protections in legislation.

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